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Welcome to the NAMI Newsroom, the place for reporters, advocates and other media professionals. NAMI's communications services team is available around-the-clock to news media for:

  • Expert analysis on a wide range of issues related to severe mental illnesses or brain disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder/manic-depression, major depression, and anxiety disorders.
  • Current data on research, treatments, rates of prevalence
  • Interviews with national spokespersons and technical experts
  • Access to persons with serious mental illness and their families who are willing to share personal stories with the media
  • Comment on breaking news

Media Contacts:

Bob Carolla, Director of Media Relations
3803 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
Telephone: (703) 524-7600
Fax: (703) 516-7238

Newtown: Marking the First Anniversary

Dec. 14, 2013 will mark the first anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn, where 20 children and six adults were killed. Along with other tragedies, it has resulted in profound examination of the nationís mental health system.

In observance of the first anniversary, NAMI has created a special section with resources and information for policymakers, news media and the general public ... continue

For NAMI Press Releases, you may read the most recent release below, or visit the Press Release Archive to browse releases from 1997 - present.

Lynn Borton
Learn more about Lynn Borton, NAMI's Chief Operating Officer.

Ken Duckworth, M.D.
Learn more about Ken Duckworth, M.D., NAMI's Medical Director.

Ronald S. Honberg, J.D.
Learn more about Ron Honberg, J.D., NAMI's Director of Policy and Legal Affairs.

Katrina Gay
Learn more about Katrina Gay, NAMI's Director of Communications.

Charles R. Harman
Learn more about Charles Harman, NAMI's Director of Corporate Relations.

Warren H. Karmol, Jr.
Learn more about Warren Karmol, Director NAMI Walks.

Bob Carolla, J.D.
Learn more about Bob Carolla, J.D., NAMI's Director of Media Relations.

Andrew Sperling, J.D.
Learn more about Andrew Sperling, J.D., NAMI's Director of Legislative Affairs.

Darcy Gruttadaro, J.D.
Learn more about Darcy Gruttadaro, J.D., NAMI's Director of the Child and Adolescent Action Center.

MaJosť Carrasco
Learn more about MaJosť Carrasco, NAMI's Multicultural Action Center Director.

Martha Brick
Learn more about Martha Brick, NAMI's Helpline Manager.

Teri Brister
Learn more about Teri Brister, NAMI's Director of NAMI's Programs for Young Families.

Mary Giliberti
Learn more about Mary Giliberti, NAMI's Executive Director.

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